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Overview

School District NameColumbia School District
School District Websitehttp://Columbiaschooldistrict.org
School District Phone Number(517) 592-6641
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MI)
# of Schools5 Schools3,735 Schools
# of Students1,430 Students1,472,301 Students
# of Teachers78 Teachers82,182 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1

District Comparison

  • Columbia School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 869 school districts in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 65-69% has decreased from 70-74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MI)
Overall Testing Rank#206 out of 869 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Columbia   School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Columbia   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
43%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Columbia   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
65-69%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Columbia   School District and public school graduation rate of MI by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.160.52
# of American Indian Students2 Students9,974 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# of Asian Students8 Students49,834 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# of Hispanic Students60 Students114,872 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
8%
# of Black Students4 Students260,793 Students
% Black Students
n/a
18%
# of White Students1,308 Students978,273 Students
% White Students
92%
66%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a1,272 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students48 Students57,365 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: - -
# of Students in Kindergarten:113116,607
# of Students in 1st Grade:101105,799
# of Students in 2nd Grade:84103,933
# of Students in 3rd Grade:99105,395
# of Students in 4th Grade:92107,959
# of Students in 5th Grade:98112,259
# of Students in 6th Grade:120112,463
# of Students in 7th Grade:97111,894
# of Students in 8th Grade:93114,566
# of Students in 9th Grade:113123,361
# of Students in 10th Grade:135121,139
# of Students in 11th Grade:133115,656
# of Students in 12th Grade:152117,214
# of Ungraded Students: - 4,056

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $11,133 in this school district is less than the state median of $13,151. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,219 is less than the state median of $13,281. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MI)
Total Revenue$16 MM$10 MM
This chart display total revenue of Columbia   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$16 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Columbia   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,133$13,151
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Columbia   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,219$13,281
This chart display average spending per public school student in Columbia   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MI by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Columbia School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Columbia Upper Elementary School Math: 50% | Reading: 64%
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    321 School St
    Brooklyn, MI 49230
    (517) 592-2181

    Grades: 3-6 | 409 students
  • Columbia Central High School Math: 26% | Reading: 31%
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    11775 Hewitt Rd
    Brooklyn, MI 49230
    (517) 592-6634

    Grades: 7-12 | 600 students
  • Columbia Alternative Education Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    4460 North Lake Rd
    Clarklake, MI 49234
    (517) 529-9400

    Grades: 6-12 | 119 students
  • Columbia Elementary School
    320 School St
    Brooklyn, MI 49230
    (517) 592-6632

    Grades: PK-2 | 298 students
  • Columbia Step Up Alternative School
    Magnet School
    4460 N Lake Road
    Clarklake, MI 49234
    (517) 529-9400

    Grades: K-12 | 4 students
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